News You Can Use – AMEX Gift Cards Deal, $15 for 2,000 Airline Miles, $15 Off American Eagle, & More

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1.   Get a $20 Staples Gift Card When You Purchase $300+ in AMEX Gift Cards

Link:   SimplyCash® Business Card from American Express

Via Travel With Grant, you’ll earn a $20 Staples rebate gift card when you buy $300+ worth of AMEX gift cards.  AMEX gift cards can only be purchased in-store.

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When You Spend $300+ on AMEX Gift Cards at Staples, You’ll Get a $20 Staples Rebate Card!

The offer is good from through September 5, 2015.

Remember you can NOT use AMEX gift cards to load Bluebird or Serve.  But if you have a friend who shops at Costco and pays cash, you could swap.  Or use the gift card anywhere AMEX is accepted.

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Use Your Staples Rebate Cards to Buy Items In-Store or Online at Staples

You can only use the $20 Staples rebate card at Staples (in-store or online).  You can’t use them to buy other gift cards, but $20 would get you a lot of free chocolate and candy (if you have a sweet tooth like me!).  Or you can sell them online.

Folks like to buy AMEX gift cards to meet minimum spending requirements to earn sign-up bonuses on credit cards.  Because they can earn bonus points faster, and keep the AMEX gift cards to spend any time.

You’ll also earn bonus points at office supply stores with AMEX SimplyCash, which earns 5% cash back at US office supply stores.

Be sure to read about how to use Staples rebates!

2.   2,000 American Airlines Miles When You Buy ~$15 Worth of Magazines

Link:   NextIssue American Airlines Promotion

Via View From the Wing, you can earn 2,000 American Airlines miles when you sign-up for a NextIssue subscription and pay for 1 month of service (~$15.)

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Read Your Favorite Magazines for 2 Months and Get 2,000 American Airlines Miles for ~$15

The offer expires October 1, 2015.

You’ll only earn the bonus miles when you select a paid premium plan and keep it for at least a month (after the free 30-day trial period).

Be sure to cancel if you won’t want to continue the service.  If you have ~$15 remaining on a gift card, you could use it to make sure you’re not charged a 2nd time before you cancel.

This is a good way to earn 2,000 American Airlines miles.  You’ll prevent your miles from expiring, and get to read your favorite magazines for a couple of months!

3.   Spend $75 at American Eagle Online, Get $15 Back

Through October 24, 2015, earn a $15 statement credit from AMEX Offers when you spend $75+ at American Eagle.  The offer is available online only.

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Get a $15 Statement Credit When You Spend $75+ at American Eagle

You can combine this deal with other sales or promotions.  Read about how to sign-up for AMEX offers.

This is a great deal if you need to shop for back-to-school clothes, or save money on new outfits!

4.   Help Make Travel Possible for Everyone!

Link:   FLYTE (Foundation for Learning and Youth Travel Education)

My friend Nomadic Matt wrote a wonderful article about the privilege of travel.  It goes hand-in-hand with with the philosophy of FLYTE, which aims to help young people study abroad.

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Share Your Love of Travel and Learning by Donating to FLYTE, Which Helps Young People Study Abroad

Matt says:

If you are a teacher in a low-income or rural high school, I want to talk to you about funding an overseas educational trip for all your students!  Please email me at with the subject line “Teacher Application”.

Be sure to check out the FLYTE website, and reach out to Nomadic Matt for more information!

And later this week we have TWO great giveaways for you!

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